Adult Summer Reading Program 2022

June 4 to July 23, 2022

Explore oceans of possibilities this summer with the Library! Get connected with our in-person and virtual offerings including events, classes, and on-demand content. Explore our online databases to learn a new language, enhance career skills, discover new books, and more!

OCLS cardholders, 18 and older, can participate in our Adult Summer Reading Program online by registering through the website or mobile application, Beanstack. Use Beanstack to track books read, write book reviews, and participate in virtual challenges to earn digital badges with a chance to win prizes*.

Sign up for an OCLS card or visit any of our Orange County Library locations to register for a library card in person.

*An Orange County Library regular, property owner or fee card in good standing is required to be eligible to win prizes. Reciprocal borrowers, OCLS staff and their families, including board members, are ineligible.

 

Adult Summer Reading Program Prize Drawing Details:

For every badge a participant earns in Beanstack, a digital ticket will be awarded. Each ticket can be redeemed towards entry into a prize drawing, chosen by the participant, in the “Drawings” section of the Beanstack challenge.  The more tickets earned, the more chances there are to win a prize! Each participant may only win one prize. The Adult Summer Reading program and prize drawings will close on Saturday, July 23. Winners of each drawing will be notified by August 1, 2022.

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Saturday
May
28
4:00​pm
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Come and learn how to make your unique jewelry out of UV resin. Use anything from acrylic paint, glitter, stickers, etc. to make a personalized pendant. 
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Saturday
June
4
3:00​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
You'll be happy as a clam while creating this ocean themed craft. Create a suncatcher you will turtlely love.
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Registration Required
Saturday
June
4
4:00​pm
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Come and learn how to make your unique jewelry out of UV resin. Use anything from acrylic paint, glitter, stickers, etc. to make a personalized pendant. 
Learn more >
Wednesday
June
8
5:00​pm
(Albertson Room)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Ready, set, go! In teams of two, race against the clock to finish a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle. Winners get their completed project displayed in the library for a limited time for all to see!
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Thursday
June
9
4:30​pm
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
You'll be happy as a clam while creating this ocean themed craft. Create a ​suncatcher you will turtlely love. ​
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Registration Required
Thursday
June
9
5:00​pm
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Join us on a wild adventure this summer and learn how to create your own ocean animal felties! Explore how to hand sew or use glue for assembly. No skills are required. All materials provided.
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Registration Required
Friday
June
10
10:30​am
(Virtual Room - Southwest)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
The possibilities are endless! Using origami folds, create a picture frame for cards or books.
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Friday
June
10
11:00​am
(Albertson Room)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Explore endless possibilities as you create your own decorated lighthouse. All materials provided.
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Registration Required
Monday
June
13
11:00​am
(Albertson Room)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Bring a beachy vibe into your home by learning to paint a simple coastal scene with acrylic paints.
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Registration Required
Monday
June
13
3:00​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Join the Southeast Book Club to discuss our book selection, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
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